Tuesday, November 27, 2012

All I want for Christmas is...


Chloe finally has both her bottom front teeth coming in. I can't decide if I am excited about it or not. Although I know it is so good because it shows she is growing at a good pace, I am so not enjoying the bitting. She was chewing on Scott's finger the other night, and his nail has teeth marks in it. 
I really am excited about it. I love seeing the little ways she changes every single day. It is just so sad to see her in pain as they break through her gums. And to make it even worse, the second bottom one came at the same time she had a stomach bug. She was feeling so miserable.
Over this Thanksgiving break, we had a stomach bug pass throughout a lot of our family. Chloe got sick on Thanksgiving - throwing up, diarrhea, fever. They over the weekend, Scott and I got sick too. 
Thank goodness we are all finally feeling a little normal again and are able to get back to our regular schedule. 

We got our Christmas decorations up and have been listening to Christmas music. Chloe LOVES the lights. As we strung the lights on our tree she kept trying to crawl (or launch herself) to the lights and played with them. I had to keep pulling them away and keeping them out of her mouth. Once we were done, we had an extra strand of lights and decided to take some pictures.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Piles of Leaves

Yesterday we went to visit Grandma and help her clean up the leaves covering the yard. It was a beautiful day.

Chloe got to play in a big pile of leaves for the first time. It was pretty cute. 

She kept trying to eat them, but don't worry none actually got in her mouth. I did get a picture of her getting pretty close to being successful though. 

All in all, it was a good day.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Chloe's First Halloween

This Halloween was so exciting because it was Chloe's first one. She might not have been able to trick-or-treat, but that doesn't mean she couldn't dress up and still have fun. 
One Friday the 19th, Scott and I volunteered at Scream Scram, which is a charity event for the Boys and Girls Club. It was a 5k run walk and the entire event was Halloween themed. There were costume contests and everyone who participated in the event was dressed up in fun costumes. 
We dressed up too and before leaving we got a picture with the tooth fairy from Delta Dental. 

Then, on the Friday before Halloween, the 26th, our ward had a Halloween party. There were costume contests, a chili cook off, pie contests, and most importantly Trunk-or-treat. We got there, all dressed up. Scott was Severus Snape and I was Tonks from Harry Potter (sorry we don't have a picture), and Chloe was her pumpkin again. We decked out the car (it was really all Scott).

It is a little hard to see, but it had fire lanterns, a cauldron (with a green potion aka dry ice and a green glow stick) and a spell book. And of course we can't forget the candy. It was a fun night. We all went home tired, especially Chloe. 
On Halloween, once Scott got home from work, we got Chloe all dressed up and went to Grandma and Grandpa's.
 She had a few little presents waiting, since she couldn't enjoy all the candy this year. They got her a toy cell phone and Aunt Kelsey had an adorable hat and bow for her. 
She loved opening her gifts, or rather, playing with the tissue paper. 
Afterwards, we went to Grammy and Poppa's to say a quick hello, and enjoy a grape lollipop. She loved it.
It was a fun Halloween. I can't wait until next year when we can actually bring her trick or treating. 

please ignore the orange around her lips, she had carrots and mama might not have done the best job cleaning her up. Oops!